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By topic:

Women, Gender, and Political Leadership:

Raney, Tracey and Cheryl N. Collier (eds). Gender-based Violence in Canadian Politics in the #MeToo Era. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming (spring 2024).


Raney, Tracey. 2023. “Violence against Women in Politics: An Urgent Problem the Political Science Community Must Take Seriously.” Politics & Gender 1–6.

Raney, Tracey and R. Michael McGregor. 2023. “Beyond the Ballot Box: Sexual Harassment and Legislative Accountability in Canadian Politics.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 56 (2): 396-412

​Raney, Tracey and Jeanette Ashe. 2023 (March 13). “More inclusive parliaments start with better workplace conditions.” Policy Options, Institute for Research on Public Policy.

  • Republished as “Breaking the White Male Status Quo in Parliament.” The Tyee online, 15 March 2023.


Raney, Tracey and Cheryl N. Collier. 2023. “Evaluating Violence and Sexual Harassment Rules in Canada’s House of Commons”. In Gender and Violence against Political Actors, Elin Bjarnegård and Pär Zetterberg, eds. Temple University Press, Chapter 12, pp. 231-240.

Raney, Tracey and Cheryl N. Collier. 2022. "Privilege and gendered violence in the Canadian and British Houses of Commons: a feminist institutionalist analysis." Parliamentary Affairs 75(2): 382-399. Open access.

Raney, Tracey. 2022 (October 27). “MeToo Turns 5: Taking Stock of Gender-based Violence in Canadian Politics.” The Conversation online,


Raney, Tracey. 2022 (August 17) “Harassment and violence are threats to local democracy; it’s time for Ontario to take them seriously.” Op-ed. The Toronto Star,

Raney, Tracey. 2022. Review of Sexual Harassment in the UK Parliament: Lessons from the #MeToo Era, Christina Julios (New York: Palgrave Macmillan: 2022). In Politics & Gender, FirstView. 1-3.

Raney, Tracey and Cheryl N. Collier. 2021. "A Question of Ethics? Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Legislatures of the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada." In Women, Power and Political Representation, eds. Rosemarjin de Gues, Peter John Loewen, Erin Tolley and Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Chapter 9, pp. 23-42.


Raney, Tracey. 2020. “Canada’s Legislature: A (Gendered) Parliament for the People.” In The Palgrave Handbook of Gender, Sexuality and Canadian Politics, eds. Manon Tremblay and Joanna Everitt. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 80-101.

Raney, Tracey. 2019 (October 25). "The Problem with Canadian Politics is Written Across Catherine McKenna's Window." Op-Ed. HuffPost Canada. 

Raney, Tracey and Loleen Berdahl. 2019 (November 26). "Chrystia Freeland will have to navigate misogyn in her new roles." The Conversation online. 

Raney, Tracey and Mackenzie Gregory. 2019 (September 12). "Green with rage: Women climate change leaders face online attacks." The Conversation online.

Everitt, Joanna and Tracey Raney. 2019. “Winning as a Woman/Winning as a Lesbian: Voter Attitudes towards Kathleen Wynne in the 2014 Ontario Election.” In LGBT People and Electoral Politics in Canada, ed. Manon Tremblay. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, pp. 167-186

*nominated for the 2017 Jill Vickers Prize for the best paper presented in either English or French on gender and politics at the Canadian Political Science Association annual conference.

Collier, Cheryl N. and Tracey Raney. 2019 (May 5). "Another barrier for women in politics: violence." The Conversation online.

Raney, Tracey, Cheryl N. Collier, Grace Lore and Andrea Spender. 2019 (March 8). "Democracy During #MeToo: Taking Stock of Violence Against Women in Canadian Politics -- A Comprehensive Scope Report Prepared for Equal Voice." 


Collier, Cheryl N. and Tracey Raney. 2018. “Canada's Member-to-Member Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment in the House of Commons: Progress or Regress?" Canadian Journal of Political Science 51(4): 795-815.

*nominated for the 2019 John McMenemy Prize as one of three for the best paper published  in the journal annually. 

Collier, Cheryl N. and Tracey Raney. 2018. “Understanding Sexism and Sexual Harassment in Politics: A Comparison of Westminster Parliaments in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Canada.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society 25(3): 432-455.

Dobrowolsky, Alexandra, Fiona MacDonald, Tracey Raney, Cheryl Collier and Pascale Dufour. 2017 (June). “Finding Feminism(s): Contemporary Changes, Challenges & Opportunities.” Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Political Science 50(2): 403-410.

Dobrowolsky, Alexandra, Fiona MacDonald, Tracey Raney, Cheryl N. Collier and Pascale Dufour. 2017 (June). “Finding Feminism(s) in Canadian Political Science Scholarship: Diversity and Resistance in an Era of Global Uncertainty [Introduction]." In Finding Feminisms: Contemporary Changes, Challenges and Opportunities, Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Political Science 50(2): 403-410. DOI:

Raney, Tracey and Michelle Meagher. 2015. “Harbinger of Death: Starbuck and the Future of Woman in the Post-Apocalyptic Universe of Battlestar Galactica.” In Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Post-Apocalyptic TV and Film ed. Barbara Gurr. Palgrave Macmillan. New York. Chapter 3, pp. 45-58.


Raney, Tracey. 2015. “Gender Identity in Deep Space: Representations of Political Leadership in ‘Battlestar Galactica.” In The Politics of Popular Culture: Negotiating Power, Identity, and Place. ed. Tim Nieguth, Montreal-Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Ch. 4, pp. 51-64.


Raney, Tracey. 2013. “Breaking the Holding Pattern?  Women in Ontario politics.” In Stalled: The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments. Eds. Linda Trimble, Jane Arscott and Manon Tremblay. UBC Press, pp. 154-172.


Raney, Tracey. 2005 (Spring). "No Girls Allowed? How Teaching Politics in the Classroom Makes for a Better Democracy". Canadian Teacher Magazine. 7-8. Available online at:

Canadian Politics:

Berdahl, Loleen and Tracey Raney. 2021. “When the West was In? Public Opinion in the Western Provinces during the Harper Era.” In Regional and Federal Dynamics in the Harper Era, eds. Jim Farney and Julie Simmons. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Chapter 2, pp. 23-42.

Nieguth, Tim and Tracey Raney. 2017. “Nation-Building and Canada’s National Symbolic Order, 1993-2015. Nations and Nationalism 23(1): pp. 87-108. DOI:


Raney, Tracey. 2017. “Patriotisms of the People: Understanding the ‘Highway of Heroes’ as a Canadian National Landmark.” In Landscapes and Landmarks of Canada: Real, Imagined, (Re)Viewed, eds. Maeve Conrick, Munroe Eagles, Jane Koustas, and Caitríona Ní Chasaide.  Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Chapter 3, pp.47-61.


Nieguth, Tim and Tracey Raney. 2015. “Guarding the Nation: Reconfiguring Canada in an Era of Neo-Conservatism.” In Canada: The State of the Federation 2012 Regions, Resources and Resiliency, eds. Loleen Berdahl, Carolyn Tuohy and Andre Juneau, Montreal-Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, Queen’s University Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Ch. 10, 189-210.

Raney, Tracey. 2017. “The Ontario Legislature: Living Up to its Democratic Potential in Times of Political Change.” In Ontario Politics, eds. Cheryl Collier and Jonathan Malloy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (Higher Education), Chapter 5, pp. 81-99.

Tonon, Laura and Tracey Raney. 2013. “Building a Conservative Nation: An Examination of Canada’s New Citizenship Guide, ‘Discover Canada’.” International Journal of Canadian Studies 47: 201-219.


Raney, Tracey, Greg Inwood and Sasha Tregebov. 2014. “Democratizing the Ontario Legislature: Change, but Change Enough?” Working Paper for the Canadian Study Parliamentary Group, Study of Provincial and Territorial Legislatures, 1-41.

Raney, Tracey. 2013(janvier-mars). "‘patriotisme par le bas’ au Canada : reconstruire l'identité nationale sur l'‘Autoroute des héros’" Critique internationale Presses de Sciences Po., Paris, 58: 19-34.


Raney, Tracey and Loleen Berdahl. 2011. “Shifting Sands? Citizens’ National Identities and Pride in Social Security in Canada.” American Review of Canadian Studies 41(3): 259-273.


Berdahl, Loleen and Tracey Raney. 2010 (Autumn). "Being Canadian in the World: Mapping the Contours of National Identity and Public Opinion on International Issues in Canada." International Journal 65(4): 995-1010.

Raney, Tracey. 2010 (December). "Quintessentially Un-American? Comparing Public Opinion on National Identity in   Canada and the United States.” International Journal of Canadian Studies 42(2): 105-124.


Raney, Tracey and Loleen Berdahl. 2009. “Birds of a Feather? Citizenship Norms, Group Identity and Political Participation in Western Canada.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 42(1): 187-209.


Raney, Tracey. 2009 (Fall). “As Canadian As Possible… Under What Circumstances? Public Opinion on National Identity in Canada.” Journal of Canadian Studies 43(3): 5-29.

Raney, Tracey. 2006 (Winter). “Democratic Renewal”. In Dialogues: The Election is Over Now What? Canada West Foundation, Calgary, Alberta. Available online: (Publications)/7A989F360E2D1BB0872571000079D5FF/$file/Dialogues%20Winter%202006.pdf


Raney, Tracey. 2005 (October). “A Nation of Self-Doubters? The Canadian National Identity in the New Canada”. In Diversity in Canada – Regions and Communities. Centre for Research and Information on Canada. Ottawa, Canada. CRIC Paper 18: 8-10. Available online at: 


Raney, Tracey. 2006 (Fall). “An Ever Farther Apart Union? Prospects For A European Community and Identity in a Post-Referenda Europe.” Review of European and Russian Affairs Special Issue: European Identities and Minorities. 2(4): 29-51.  

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